This Student Tablet Lease Agreement is made on the date entered below between Holy Cross High School (hereafter sometimes referred to as “School”, “Holy Cross” and “School’s Information Technology Department”), and the Parent(s) &“Student” entered below, and for a valuable consideration the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, agree as follows:
Fees: The Student will pay $500 per school year, for Four (4) years, to cover the cost of:
• The equipment and software listed below
• On-site maintenance and warranty repairs
• Accidental Damage Protection
Equipment: Equipment Subject to Agreement includes the Tablet, computer accessories, and related software in the following list:
• One (1) Tablet w/battery, Model: Microsoft Surface Pro 4
• One (1) AC Power Supply
• Software and Software Licenses (or equivalent) including but not limited to:
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2016, or 365 – including Word, Excel, OneNote, OneDrive for Business, Outlook, PowerPoint and Publisher.
PASCO Software (to operate the digital Probeware in the Science Labs)
LanSchool (Classroom Management System)
Windows Endpoint Security
Netspective Content Filtering Agent
Hereafter collectively referred to as “Equipment”.
Additional Accessories: Additional Accessories Subject to Agreement includes the Tablet Accessories and Cases in the following list:
• One (1) Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Keyboard Cover
• One (1) Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Pen
• One (1) Urban Armor Gear Scout Case
• One (1) Carrying Bag
Hereafter collectively referred to as “Additional Accessories”.
Ownership: The School shall be deemed to have retained title to the Equipment at all times unless the School transfers the title. The Student shall hold no security or ownership interest in the Equipment. Likewise, the Student shall hold no security or ownership interest neither in the licenses to the installed software included with the Equipment nor in the licenses to any other software that the School may from time to time install on the Tablet used by the Student. The School shall be deemed to have retained no title to the Additional Accessories at any time unless the Student transfers the title to the School. The Student shall hold security and ownership interest in the Additional Accessories.
Terms of Equipment Use: The Student shall return all Equipment itemized above in good operating condition to the Information Technology Department of the School if the Student is not enrolled in the current school year (unless the School transfers the title). A pro-rated buyout can be arranged if the Student leaves the school before being graduated. Upon graduation, the student may purchase the Tablet PC for $15.00.
Equipment Storage and Use at School: The Equipment, with the exception of the power cord, must be on the School’s premises during each of the Student’s normal school days. During the School’s normal business hours or after school, when the Student is not in the immediate presence of the Equipment, the Equipment must be secured in a locked locker or other secure, in an approved location.
Use of Equipment and Additional Accessories: The primary use of the Equipment and the Additional Accessories by the Student is for the Student’s educational programs. The Student may use the Equipment and the Additional Accessories for other purposes only to the extent that those purposes do not interfere with the primary uses nor violate any school policies and state or federal laws.
Compliance with Software Licenses: The Student shall not make copies of software licensed to the school. The Student is responsible for compliance with the license terms of any other licensed software, and the Student agrees to hold the School harmless for any violations of such license terms.
Backup Requirements: The Student may store documents or other files on the Equipment, and the Student is solely responsible for making backup copies of student’s documents or other files. In the event of loss of such documents or other files, the School’s responsibility is limited to reloading the School’s standard software on the Equipment.
Care and Warranty of Equipment: The Equipment may only be used in a careful and proper manner. The Student shall keep the Equipment in good operating condition, allowing for reasonable wear and tear. The Student shall immediately notify the School’s Information Technology Department if the Equipment is not in good operating condition or is in need of repair. The School maintains a service contract covering the Equipment. The School honors the warranty on the Equipment. The School is not responsible for any damage or defect that does not fall within the scope of the manufacturer’s warranty. The warranty is voided if anyone other than the Holy Cross High School Information Technology Staff opens the case and attempts to service it. For any damage beyond the school’s Information Technology’s ability to repair, the student is permitted up to two (2) Equipment replacements and one (1) battery replacement for the student’s time at the School. Any damage to the Equipment exceeding two (2) equipment replacements or one (1) battery replacement will hold the Student financially responsible for the repairs or replacement. The Student is financially responsible for repairs due to negligence or willful destruction. The Student shall not deface the Equipment. (No personal stickers and no writing on the Tablet PC.) The Student agrees to properly care for the Equipment as outlined in the Tablet PC Handbook.
Care and Warranty of Additional Accessories: The care and proper usage of the Additional Accessories are the sole responsibility of the Student. It is recommended that the Student keeps the Additional Accessories in good operating condition. The School honors the warranty on all the Additional Accessories. The School is not responsible for any damage or defect that does not fall within the scope of the manufacturer’s warranty. The warranty is voided if anyone other than the Holy Cross High School Information Technology Staff attempts to service the Additional Accessories. The Additional Accessories are covered under a one (1) year Manufacturer Warranty for any Accessory Malfunctions. The Manufacturer warranty does not cover damages by use with products not sold or licensed by the Manufacturer; Additional Accessories opened, modified, or tampered with, or its serial number is altered or removed; damages by any external cause (including for example, by being dropped, exposed to liquid, used with inadequate ventilation, etc.); or scratched, dented, etc. or shows other cosmetic damages. The Student has one (1) year from the original purchase date of the Additional Accessories to notify the School’s Information Technology Department if the Additional Accessories are malfunctioning. Any of the Additional Accessories that are malfunctioning after the one (1) year Manufacturer Warranty has expired will be the Student’s responsibility. The Student is financially responsible for any repairs not included in the one (1) year manufacturer warranty and outside the expired one (1) year manufacturer warranty.
Right of Inspection: The Student shall on demand make the Equipment available to the School’s Technology Department as necessary for purposes of inspection, maintenance, repair, upgrading, and/or software installation during the School’s normal business hours.
Loss: The Student assumes all risks of loss of the Equipment and agrees to return it to the School in the condition received from the School, with the exception of normal wear and tear.
Indemnity of School for Loss or Damage: If the Equipment is damaged or lost due to negligence, the School will require the Student to reimburse the School for the replacement cost of such Equipment.
Entire Agreement and Modification: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties. No modification or amendment of this Agreement shall be effective unless in writing and signed by both parties.
This Agreement replaces any and all prior computer use agreements between the parties.
Disclosures: The Student and his/her Parent/Guardian hereby agree to these policies and regulations.